re·​sched·​ule | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈske-(ˌ)jül How to pronounce reschedule (audio) , -jəl, Canadian also -ˈshe-, British usually -ˈshe-(ˌ)dyül\
rescheduled; rescheduling; reschedules

Definition of reschedule

transitive verb

: to schedule or plan again according to a different timetable especially : to defer required payment of (a debt or loan)

Examples of reschedule in a Sentence

She called to reschedule her appointment. The meeting was rescheduled for Tuesday. He rescheduled his college loans.
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Other executives at JPMorgan and BlackRock also reached out to officials at the U.S. Treasury Department over the weekend to ask them to lean on the Saudis to cancel or reschedule the conference, some of the people said. Liz Hoffman, WSJ, "Some Top Wall Street Executives Shun Saudi Conference," 15 Oct. 2018 Others were cancelled but have not yet been rescheduled. Debi Eimer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Missed the fireworks on July 4? You have another chance, with rescheduled shows.," 5 July 2018 If weather disrupts the plan to conduct the exercise, it will be canceled and rescheduled. Kelly Yamanouchi, ajc, "NORAD military plane exercise planned over metro Atlanta Thursday," 23 May 2018 Last year’s game was cancelled due to Hurricane Irma and rescheduled for 2018. Matt Murschel,, "CUSA: The toughest nonconference schedules ranked," 16 Apr. 2018 Waters in the Louisville area are expected to start receding in the coming days, but a handful of events are set to be rescheduled or cancelled entirely in the wake of the flood over the weekend. Darcy Costello, The Courier-Journal, "Rain delay: Several events around Louisville canceled or postponed due to flooding," 27 Feb. 2018 Among the reports rescheduled: *Data on November new-home sales, originally scheduled for release on Dec. 27, will be published Thursday,... Paul Kiernan, WSJ, "Government Updates Timing for Data Releases Delayed by Shutdown," 30 Jan. 2019 Two months ago, a brief blowup between the two countries led President Trump to briefly cancel, then reschedule, his summit meeting with Mr. Kim. New York Times, "North Korea Criticizes ‘Gangster-Like’ U.S. Attitude After Talks With Mike Pompeo," 7 July 2018 Yorkville — Tentatively rescheduled for July 14 as part of Yorkville River Fest. Chicago Tribune Staff,, "Rescheduled suburban fireworks shows that were called off on Fourth of July," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of reschedule

1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reschedule was in 1878

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English Language Learners Definition of reschedule

: to schedule (something) for a different time or date
: to arrange (a loan or debt) to be paid back at a later date than was originally planned

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